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Wed
26
Jun

Excellence in tradition for Sehnert family

Shelly and Matt Sehnert certainly have a lot to be proud and excited about, as their family run restaurant, Sehnert’s Bakery & Bieroc Café in McCook, won the James Beard American Classics Award.
Matt, nephew of Judy Sullivan, is a fourth generation family baker and purchased the bakery in 1990.
The James Beard awards are given to “locally owned restaurants that have timeless appeal and are cherished for quality food reflecting the character of their community.”

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Wed
26
Jun

Weather can’t stop Naturalist campers

The Prairie Plains Research Institute Youth Naturalist camp had a packed and exciting week starting June 17 and ending four days later with a kayak trip. Sixteen campers from Aurora, Central City, Gretna, Clarks, Polk, Firth and Grand Island gathered together to celebrate nature.

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Wed
26
Jun

Aurora’s Alumni Banquet a blast from past

The Aurora High School Alumni Banquet wrapped up the majority of A’ROR’N Days activities for all involved Saturday evening. Aurora Alumni Association committee member Pat Phillips kicked off the program with a trip down memory lane.
“I wanted to read to you the minutes from the 21st annual reunion and some of the messages here,” she said. “It was held on June 7, 1969. Now the year that the class of 1969 graduated, there were some interesting things in the minutes because of the names. Every time I read through some of the old minutes, all the names pop up.”

Read more in this week's print or e-editions.

 

Sun
23
Jun

Storm rips through Phillips farm

Severe storms blew through the area late Thursday night into Friday morning and while damage in most areas were limited, that wasn't the case at the farm of Greg and Carol Schuster. 

The Schuster farm, located southwest of Phillips, came home Friday morning to much of their shop buildings and structures tore apart. 

The Schusters, along with the help of friends and neighbors have spent the last few days cleaning up and going through items. 

A complete detailed report on the storm damage in the upcoming News-Register. 

Sat
22
Jun

Ross Beins Day

Mayor Marlin Seeman declared Saturday to be Ross Beins Day as Beins steps down after 12 years as chairman of the Aurora Airport Authority Saturday at the ribbon cutting for the new airport runway.

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Fri
21
Jun

Golf on the Go

Golf on the Go was a hit again during A’ROR’N Days, back for a second year as part of the Friday night festivities. “Golfers” of all ages enjoyed the challenge of hitting over, around and through various obstacles on a picture-perfect night to do anything outdoors.

Fri
21
Jun

A classic car show

The weather was perfect and the vehicles were impressive Friday night for the Cruising in America Car Club's Show & Shine Car Show on the downtown square. More than 85 entries lined the streets, dating from the 1930s to present day. Proceeds from the event will fund $500 scholarships at Aurora, High Plains, Giltner and Hampton schools.

Fri
21
Jun

A birthday bash

What better way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of A'ROR'N Days than to break out the cake and have a party. Birthday cake was on the menu Thursday evening during Family Night activities as the 30th annual 4-day celebration began. Dishing up the cake are, from left: Bobbie Parks, Nancy Salmon and Lou McHargue. Not pictured is Becky Richter.

Thu
20
Jun

Family Night fun

The downtown square was full of laughter and smiles Thursday as A'ROR'N Days Family Night kicked off the annual four-day celebration. Young Archer Bates is in the spotlight here during the String Beans performance.

Wed
19
Jun

Huskie helpers

It's beginning to look a lot like A'ROR'N Days on the downtown square. Members of the Aurora football team showed up in force Wednesday morning to help move bleachers into position for a four-day celebration that begins Thursday.

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